1959 Boston Celtics vs. 1962 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1958-59 Celtics and the 1961-62 Celtics, including both NBA teams stats, regular season and Playoffs wins, losses and performance, winning streaks and other data side by side.

Team Comparison

Summary

Regular Season

Standings
1959 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1962 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1959 Celtics
52 - 20
1962 Celtics
60 - 20

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.722
1962 Celtics
.750

Longest Streaks
1959 Celtics
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
1962 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1962 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1959 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1962 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1959 Celtics
8 - 3
1962 Celtics
8 - 6

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.727
1962 Celtics
.571

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1962 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1959 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Bill Russell, Bill Sharman
1962 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 2nd Team: Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell
NBA Leaders
1959 Celtics
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1962 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
116.4
1962 Celtics
121.1

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
77.8
1962 Celtics
76.0

Assists
1959 Celtics
21.8
1962 Celtics
25.6

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1962 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1962 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1962 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.395
1962 Celtics
.423

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1962 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.766
1962 Celtics
.728

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
123.3
1962 Celtics
114.9

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
82.6
1962 Celtics
66.7

Assists
1959 Celtics
26.1
1962 Celtics
25.7

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1962 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1962 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1962 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.397
1962 Celtics
.407

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1962 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.746
1962 Celtics
.734


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1959 Celtics
20.4 ppg
1962 Celtics
22.1 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
23.0 rpg
1962 Celtics
23.6 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
8.6 apg
1962 Celtics
7.8 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1959 Celtics
23.2 ppg
1962 Celtics
22.4 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
27.7 rpg
1962 Celtics
26.4 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
10.8 apg
1962 Celtics
8.8 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *

Notes: * - Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.
- Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.